Blaine for County Executive

BY COLUMNISTS

| Patrick W. Allen | Steven R. Berryman | Chris Cavey | Joe Charlebois | Guest Columnist | Harry M. Covert | Norman M. Covert | Patricia A. Kelly | Farrell Keough | Jill King | Earl 'Rocky' Mackintosh | Tom McLaughlin | Roy Meachum | Zachary Peters | Cindy A. Rose | Derek Shackelford | John W. Ashbury | Richard B. Weldon Jr. | Blaine R. Young |

DOCUMENTS


 Re-Elect David Brinkley for Senate


Guest Columnist

February 7, 2014
The Other Side of the Coin
Guest Columnist

Joseph Berman and Cindy Powell

 

In a recent column on TheTentacle.com, Board of County Commissioners’ President Blaine Young tried to spin a believable story about his ill-conceived plan to sell Citizens Nursing Home and close Montevue Assisted Living. Fifteen months after announcing this bad business deal, his story still fails the test for truth and good judgment. Here’s why.


November 12, 2013
When a win is not a win
Guest Columnist

Karl Bickel

 

A win is not always a win. There is more to politics than a victorious campaign and the winning of an election. The victor must be able to govern; they must be able to serve the people who elected them.


August 1, 2013
Bad for Business
Guest Columnist

Karl W. Bickel

 

While The Board of County Commissioners, under the leadership of President Blaine Young, has declared Frederick County open for business, Young’s erstwhile political ally Sheriff Chuck Jenkins has become bad for business.


April 26, 2013
How we lost the gunfight in Maryland
Guest Columnist

Karl W. Bickel

Yes, we lost the gunfight in Annapolis this spring when the state legislature passed Gov. Martin O’Malley’s Forearm Safety Act of 2013, further impinging on the rights of legitimate firearms owners.


March 4, 2013
A Pain in the Necků
Guest Columnist

Pam Ward

 

After giving in and deciding that the pain in my neck (nearly constant for three weeks) was abnormal, I went for an x-ray. When I entered the x-ray room, I struck up a conversation with the technician, who surprisingly was not dressed in scrubs. He was wearing nice office work attire.


September 25, 2012
Parents, Taxpayers and The Board of Education
Guest Columnist

Pam Ward

 

A Better Choice, Frederick PAC (ABC PAC) was founded to represent the parents and taxpayers of Frederick County in the public school system by recommending candidates for their Board of Education who will listen to those voices.


June 4, 2012
Williamsport Tragedy and Triumph
Guest Columnist

An Ijamsville resident, who coaches youth sports, relates the inspiring story of remarkable resilience in the face of all consuming tragedy - the death of classmates and the streak that led to a state title.



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